Pope Francis has revealed, for the first time, that he sought help from a psychoanalyst when he was younger.
â€śAt a certain point, I felt the need to consult an analyst. For six months, I went to her house once a week to clarify a few things,â€ť he revealed in the book, Pope Francis: Politics and Society.
He did not specify exactly what â€śthingsâ€ť he wanted to clarify or why he felt the need to seek psychiatric help but he did say the treatment was successful.
â€śIn those six months, she really helped me,â€ť he said. â€śShe was a wonderful person,â€ť the 81-year-old pontiff said. ...